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Title
Ordinary movement as a resource for dance
Names
Summers, Elaine, 1925-
Ogsbury, Alexandra
Bannon, Tony (Cinematographer)
Moore, Carman (Composer)
Serrie, Lee (Videographer)
Elaine Summers Experimental Intermedia Foundation
Collection

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1981
Table of Contents
CONTENTS. - Choreographer/filmmaker Elaine Summers, photographed on location in New York, talks about finding movement ideas in the "natural movement of people walking in the streets." The dancer Alexandra Ogsbury is seen briefly, rehearsing in Summers' studio. - Excerpts from the motion picture (?) Illuminated workingman, performed on location in Buffalo and New York. - City people moving. Choreographed in 1970; video variation created in 1981. Camera: Lee Serrie.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 7655
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-886 (former)
Topics
Choreography
Genres
two-dimensional moving image
Notes
Produced by Elaine Summers Experimental Intermedia Foundation. Video camera/editing: Lee Serrie. Films: Elaine Summers and Tony Bannon. Slides: Paula Court.
Choreography: Elaine Summers. Music: Carman Moore.
Performed by Alexandra Ogsbury, Michelle Berne, Tedrian Chizik, Roberta Garrison, Edward Bhartonn, Roberto Gautier, Shirley Mischer, Robert Coe, Polly Freeman Boulakbasi, Tsi Ma, James Auwae, Ann Waxman, Wendy Biller, and Harold Hamilton, with CETA dancers Merian Soto, David Malamut, Charles Dennis, Andrew Borg, Nusha Martynuk, and others.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (25 min.) :sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY906022063-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12168801
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 03a9d4b0-8070-0135-b8d8-5f382ee574f0
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Item timeline of events

  • 1981: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ordinary movement as a resource for dance" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2ced1650-c889-495c-be25-a6c5d98a8efd

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Ordinary movement as a resource for dance" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2ced1650-c889-495c-be25-a6c5d98a8efd

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1981). Ordinary movement as a resource for dance Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/2ced1650-c889-495c-be25-a6c5d98a8efd

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Ordinary movement as a resource for dance